Author index for book reviews (A-M)

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Authors in alphabetical order of surnames. Multiple books by a single author are (mostly) in the order I read them.

Click to jump to authors beginning with A B C D E F G H I J K L M.

A Authors

Jennifer Ackerman The Bird Way

Lucy Adlington The Red Ribbon

Edoardo Albert Edwin: High King of Britain 

Louisa M Alcott Little Women

Louisa M Alcott Good Wives

Margery AllinghamThe Tiger in the Smoke

Brother Andrew with John and Elizabeth Sherrill God’s Smuggler One man’s mission: to change the world

Neil Ansell The Last Wilderness

Olusola Sophia Anyanwu The Captive’s Crown A story of inclusion, diversity and redemption

Paul Arden Whatever you think, think the opposite

Richard and Florence Atwater Mr Poppers’ Penguins

Margaret Atwood Surfacing

Margaret Atwood The Testaments

Jane Austin News from Nowhere

K.A. Austin The Garden beyond

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B Authors

JLG Balado The story of Taizé

David Baldacci The Christmas Train

Andrew Bartlett Men and Women in Christ: Fresh light from the biblical texts

Anna Bell  It started with a Tweet

Anna Bell Don’t tell the groom

Gabriella Bennett The Art of Coorie How to Live Happy the Scottish Way

Robin Benway Far from the Tree When life falls apart, family sticks together

Maeve Binchy The Return Journey

Maeve Binchy Circle of Friends

Damyanti Biswas You Beneath your Skin

Martin Allison Booth The Reisenbach Problem

Holly Bourne What Magic is this?

Melvyn Bragg The Maid of Buttermere

Hilary Brand The Mystery of Everything

Mark Brickman Borderlands Navigating The Adventure Of Spiritual Growth

Helen Brocklehurst A Scargill Anthology

Jonathan Bryan Eye Can Write: A memoir of a child’s silent soul emerging

Jacci Bulman Talking God Daring to Listen

Jessie Burton The Muse

Stephanie Butland Lost for Words

Stephanie Butland The Curious Heart of Ailsa Rae

Shaun Bythell The Diary of a Bookseller

Shaun Bythell The Confessions of a Bookseller

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C Authors

Albert Camus L’Etranger

Albert Camus La Peste

Joanna Cannon The trouble with goats and sheep

Joanna Cannon Three things about Elsie

John Chambers A Walk in the Wood: Poems

John Chambers Haiku Beyond the Mountain

John Chambers One Field of Flowers

Nicola Chester On Gallows Down: Place, Protest and Belonging

Tim Chester An Ocean of Grace A Journey to Easter with Great Voices from the Past

Tracy Chevalier The Edge of the Orchard

Tracy Chevalier The Last Runaway

Tracy Chevalier New Boy

Tracy Chevalier A Single Thread

Alan Cleaver and Lesley Park Lonnings: A walk through Cumbria’s ancient trackways

Alan Cleaver and Lesley Park Get Lost

Bobbie Ann Cole Love Triangles Discovering Jesus the Jew in Today’s Israel

Bobbie Ann Cole Being Lena Levi

Rowan Coleman The Girl at the Window

Richard Coles, Kate Bottley and Giles Fraser Three Vicars Talking

Richard Coles The Madness of Grief

Brendan Conboy The Book of Psalms in Rhyme

Brendan Conboy Popcorn Poetry

Susan Cooper King of Shadows

Susan Cooper Ghost Hawk

Donna Fletcher Crow An unholy communion

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D Authors

Jill Dalladay The Abbess of Whitby: A novel of Hild of Northumbria

Miriam Darlington Owl Sense

John Davey Living Prayer: Learning to Pray in Daily Life

Hunter Davies William Wordsworth

Philip S. Davies Destiny’s Rebel

Philip S. Davies Destiny’s Revenge

Philip S. Davies Destiny’s Ruin

Dale Ralph Davis 1 Samuel: Looking on the heart

Dale Ralph Davis 2Samuel: Out of every adversity

Roger Deakin Waterlog 

Roger Deakin Wildwood: A Journey Through Trees

Keren Dibbens-Wyatt Recital of Love: Sacred receivings

Sheila Donald Alpha Male

Miriam Drori Neither Here nor There

Betsy Duffey and Laurie Myers The Shepherd’s Song

Carol Ann Duffy The Bees

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E Authors

Reni Eddo-Lodge Why I am no longer talking to white people about race

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F Authors

Nigel Farrell An Island Parish A summer on Scilly 

Sebastian Faulks Human Traces

Sebastian Faulks Jeeves and the Wedding Bells A Homage to P.G. Wodehouse

Sebastian Faulks A Possible Life

Sebastian Faulks where my heart used to beat

Sebastian Faulks Birdsong

Christine Féret-Fleury The Girl who reads on the Métro

Jasper Fforde The Last Dragonslayer

Jasper Fforde The Song of the Quarkbeast

Jasper Fforde The Eye of Zoltar

Jasper Fforde Early Riser

Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick On Midnight Beach

Elizabeth Flynn Game, Set and Murder

Margaret Forster Good Wives?

Margaret Forster My Life in Houses

Margaret Forster Isa and May

Margaret Forster How to Measure a Cow

Margaret Forster mother can you hear me?

Margaret Forster Lady’s Maid

Gavin Francis Empire Antarctica: Ice, Silence and Emperor Penguins

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G Authors

Alan Garner Where shall we run to? A memoir

Lisa Genova Still Alice

Nicci Gerrard What Dementia Teaches Us About Love

Khalil Gibran The Prophet

Bob Gilbert Ghost Trees: Nature and People in a London Parish

Anne Glenconner Lady in Waiting

Martin Goldsmith Storytelling

Paula Gooder Phoebe: A story

Elizabeth Goudge Towers in the Mist

Billy Graham Angels: God’s Secret Agents

Mark Greene and Catherine Butcher The Servant Queen and the King she serves 

Philippa Gregory Stormbringers

David Grieve Hope in Dark Places

David Grieve Love in Thin Places

Viv Groskop The Anna Karenina Fix

David Grossman A Horse walks into a Bar

Richard Guard Lost London An A to Z of forgotten landmarks and lost traditions

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H Authors

Mark Haddon The Red House

Matt Haig Notes on a Nervous Planet

Matt Haig How to Stop Time

Matt Haig The Girl Who Saved Christmas

Matt Haig The Truth Pixie

Matt Haig The Last Family in England

Stacey Halls The Foundling

Martyn Halsall Sanctuary

Sheila Hancock Miss Carter’s War

Emma Hannigan The wedding Promise

Joe Harkness Bird Therapy

Joanne Harris The Strawberry Thief

Joanne M Harris The Blue Salt Road

Jocelyn-Anne Harvey Not Knowing, but Still Going

Jane Hawking Travelling to Infinity

Stephen Hawking A Brief History of Time

Stephen Hawking The Universe in a Nutshell

Paula Hawkins The Girl on the Train: She knows you. But you don’t know her.

Emma Healey Elizabeth is Missing

Marjoliju van Heemstra in search of a name

Kate Hewitt A Yorkshire Christmas

Kate Hewitt When he fell

Kate Hewitt Rainy Day Sisters

Fran Hill Being Miss

Kief Hillsbery The Tiger and the Ruby

Joan E. Histon The Senator’s Darkest Days

K A Hitchins The key of all unknown

Alice Hoffman Faithful

Ruth Hogan The Keeper of Lost Things

Bob Holman Woodbine Willie: An Unsung Hero of World War One

Anthony Hope The Prisoner of Zenda

Anthony Hope Rupert of Hentzau

Debby Holt The Dangers of Family Secrets

Winifred Holtby The Land of Green Ginger

Gail Honeyman Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine

Khaled Housseini And the Mountains Echoed 

Mari Howard Baby, Baby

Mari Howard The Labyrinth Year

Mari Howard Live, Lose, Learn: A Poetry Collection

J Francis Hudson A Fortress Among My People

Jill Francis Hudson The Last Queen of Sheba

Kate Humble Thinking on my Feet The small joy of putting one foot in front of another

Sairish Hussain The Family Tree

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I Authors

Kazuo Ishiguru The Buried Giant

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J Authors

Tove Janssen fair play

Wendy H. Jones, Amy Robinson and Jane Clamp (Edited by)  Merry Christmas Everyone

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K Authors

Krish Kandiah Paradoxology

Malavika Kannan The Bookweaver’s Daughter

Erich Kästner Lottie and Lisa

Jackie Kay Red Dust Road

Sue Monk Kidd The Invention of Wings

Sue Monk Kidd The Mermaid Chair

Robin Wall Kimmerer Braiding Sweetgrass

Sophie Kinsella My not so Perfect Life

Sophie Kinsella I owe you one

Sharon Kulesa, Amy Scott Robinson and Mandy Baker Johnson Drawn from Words

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L Authors

Sarah E. Ladd The Weaver’s Daughter

Justyn Rees Larcombe Tails I lose

Harper Lee Go set a watchman

Ruth Leigh the diary of Isabella M. Smugge

Ruth Leigh the trials of Isabella M Smugge

Ruth Leigh the continued times of Isabella M Smugge

Bex Lewis Raising Children in a Digital Age

CS Lewis The Silver Chair

CS Lewis Out of the Silent Planet

CS Lewis Perelandra

CS Lewis That Hideous Strength

John Lewis-Stempel Meadowland: the private life of an English field

John Lewis-Stempel The Running Hare The Secret Life of Farmland

John Lewis-Stempel The Wood: The Life and Times of Cockshutt Wood

Marina Lewycka A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian

Ann Lingard The Fiddlers’s Leg

Ann Lingard The Embalmers Book of Recipes

Ann Lingard Seaside Pleasures

Amy Liptrot The Outrun

Anne Graham Lotz The Daniel Prayer: The Prayer That Moves Heaven And Changes Nations

Anne Graham Lotz Why? Trusting God when we don’t understand

Anne Graham Lotz The Vision of His Glory: Finding Hope through the Revelation of Jesus Christ

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M Authors

Jacob McAtear An Engagement with Nature

George Macdonald At the Back of the North Wind 

Helen Macdonald H is for Hawk

Linda Macdonald The Man in the Needlecord Jacket

Marta McDowell Beatrix Potter’s Gardening Life

Robert Macfarlane The Old Ways

Robert Macfarlane The Wild Places

Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris The Lost Words

Robert Macfarlane Underland: A deep time journey

Sinclair McKay The Secret Life of Bletchley Park: The WWII Codebreaking Centre and the Men and Women

Debbie Macomber Mr Miracle

Lucy Mangan Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading

Joy Margetts The Healing: Will a monk’s habit help unlock his true identity?

Joy Margetts The Beloved When Love whispers, will the heart respond?

Joy Margetts The Pilgrim Will a pilgrim’s path be his saving grace?

Andrew Marr A short book about drawing

Yan Martel The High Mountains of Portugal

James May The Reassembler

Ron McCallum Born at the right time: A memoir

Mel Menzies A Painful Post Mortem

Mel Menzies Time to Shine

Mel Menzies Chosen?

Mel Menzies Picked for a Purpose

Matt Merritt A Sky Full of Birds: In search of Britain’s Great Bird Gatherings

Laura Imai Messina The Phone Box at the Edge of the World

RW Metlen The Voice

Jules Middleton Breaking the Mould: Learning to Thrive as a Ministry Mum

Dr Kate Middleton Stress: How to de-stress without doing less (also here).

Madeline Miller Circe

Lucy Mills Forgetful Heart

Giles Milton The Riddle and the Knight: In search of Sir John Mandeville

Jessica Mitford Hons and Rebels

Captain Tom Moore Captain Tom’s Life Lessons

Alex Morgan Tandem

Michael Morpurgo War Horse

Michael Morpurgo Meeting Cézanne

Beth Morrey Saving Missy

Jackie Morris The Quiet Music of Gently Falling Snow

Jackie Morris and James Mayhew Mrs Noah’s Pockets

Maressa Mortimer Walled City Book 1 in the Elabi Chronicles

Maressa Mortimer Beyond the Hills Book 2 in the Elabi Chronicles

Jojo Moyes Me before you

Jojo Moyes The girl you left behind

Jojo Moyes The Horse Dancer

Jojo Moyes Still Me

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